Ambassador Mahboub appointed New Kenya Power chairman

Ambassador Mahboub appointed New Kenya Power chairman

Kenya Power has named Engineer Mahboub Maalim Mohamed as its new chairman replacing former Speaker Kenneth Marende.

Mohamed is a former Permanent Secretary in Ministry of State for Special Programmes in Office of the President from 2003 to 2008 when he was appointed an Assistant Minister Electricity and Renewable Energy.

He was elected to the board by the company’s shareholders during an Annual General Meeting held in December.

During the elections, Adil Khawaja, Zipporah Kering were also elected by the shareholders as directors of the utility company.

Previously, Mohamed served as a Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation and as an Executive Director at Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

He was also an ambassador to the IGAD.

Mohamed has also served in various positions in the World Bank.

He is registered engineer with the Kenya Engineers’ Registration Board and a member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya.